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Clovelly Herring Festival

15 Nov 2020 Add To Calendar
Clovelly Visitors Centre, Bideford, UK
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Clovelly Herring Festival is the time of year when our historic village celebrates the coming of the great Silver Darlings, better known as Herring. We celebrate and promote this tasty, nutritious fish whilst supporting sustainable fishing. The village always depended on the harvest of herring, caught in superb condition for a short season off this coast. Records go back over 400 years and in 1749 there were about a hundred herring boats in the port. When fishing was good, 9000 herring could be landed at one time. Those days of massive catches are long gone. These days we have just two herring fishermen, both employing sustainable fishing methods using only drift nets and long lines.


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09:00 AM-06:00 PM (expected)
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Participants

1000 - 5000
Visitors

100 - 500 Exhibitors Based on previous editions

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Trade Show
Arts & Crafts

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15 Nov 2020 Interested
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Herb Whitlock

Herb Whitlock

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Preston, United Kingdom
Carys Jukes

Carys Jukes

Founder at The Mewstone Candle Company

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom

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Exhibitor will showcase a wide variety of herring dishes in the quay kitchens or at the Harbour Restaurant, cookery demonstrations, live shanty and sea song singers, stilted entertainers, other local food and craft stalls, a photographic exhibition of Clovelly herring fishing and National Trust event-themed, free craft activities and much more.

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